PETOŠEVIĆ Croatia

Račićeva 2
10000 Zagreb
Croatia

Contact

Ivan Kos
  • Head of Office
  • Trademark Agent
  • European Trademark & Design Attorney
Phone: 
+ 3851 457 2972
Fax: 
+ 385 1 46 21 086

Country Facts

Population
4,270,480
Languages
Croatian
Religions
Roman Catholic, Serbian Orthodox, Muslim

International Conventions

Paris Convention, WIPO, Madrid Agreement, Nice Agreement, Berne Convention (Copyright), Locarno Agreement (Industrial designs), Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), Patent Law Treaty (PLT), EPC (European Patents extendible to Croatia), Madrid Protocol, Rome Convention, Strasbourg Agreement, Budapest Treaty, Nairobi Treaty, Brussels Convention, Vienna Agreement, Phonograms Convention, Hague Agreement, UPOV Convention, Copyright Treaty, Trademark Law Treaty (TLT), WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT), WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (WPPT), WTO

Minimal Filing Requirements

Patent Applications

  • Applicant data
  • Name, address and occupation of the inventor
  • Priority application data
  • Patent specification and claims

Trade/Service Mark Applications

  • Applicant data
  • Priority application data
  • List of goods/services
  • At least one representation of the mark (in color if claimed)

Industrial Design Applications

  • Applicant data
  • Priority application data
  • At least one drawing or photograph of the claimed model or design

Notes

All other documents may be filed subsequently. Powers of attorney and declarations need not be legalized or notarized unless requested by the Patent and Trademark Office.

Some documents may require translation to Croatian.

Testimonials

  • Leveraging its network of offices across Eastern Europe, as well as receiving referral work from law firms in other regions, boutique IP firm PETOŠEVIĆ excels at handling trade mark and patent prosecution and enforcement matters.

    Legal 500 EMEA, 2019
  • A client commends the team, noting that 'they are very responsive and able to handle everything promptly,' adding: “The quality of advice is very good and they’ve become a trusted adviser; we could not be happier with our experience with them".

    Chambers & Partners Europe, 2019
  • With 16 offices in Central and Eastern Europe, PETOŠEVIĆ has what it takes to support even the most trademark rich multinationals. Its commercially savvy attorneys in Zagreb give clients 24/7 care and ensure that work is completed on budget and on time, with no exceptions.

    WTR 1000 Rankings, 2019
  • PETOŠEVIĆ’s “excellent” Croatian team has extensive experience before the EU Intellectual Property Office, which it utilised recently to help the ice cream and frozen food producer Ledo win an opposition against an EU trademark filed by Nappo & Moritz.

    WTR 1000 Rankings, 2018
  • IP boutique PETOŠEVIĆ provides an ‘effective and responsive service’ to clients seeking the protection and commercialisation of their IPR. As one of the core offices within the firm’s network spread throughout CEE, the Croatian team excels at handling trade mark and patent prosecution work for international clients. The team also regularly handles trade mark infringement and unfair competition cases.

    Legal 500 EMEA, 2018
  • Clients suggest the lawyers 'provide a clear and commercially focused point of view based on a solid understanding of the client's business,' adding: "They deliver high-quality legal work in the IP sphere in the Balkan region."

    Chambers & Partners Europe, 2018
  • The resource-rich PETOŠEVIĆ effortlessly covers the full trademark spectrum and beyond, providing incisive counsel on everything from filing to infringement and brand monetisation. With 120 personnel operating across 15 jurisdictions, it has an impressive network which the Zagreb team can tap into at will, making it a favourite among international companies with interests in Central and Eastern Europe.

    WTR 1000 Rankings, 2017
  • Specialist IP firm PETOŠEVIĆ has a strong reputation in the domestic market, and more widely in Eastern Europe and the CIS, for its work on patent and trade mark enforcement and prosecution.

    Legal 500 EMEA, 2017
  • Extensive experience acting for an impressive roster of multinational businesses. Specialist expertise in patent and trade mark prosecution and enforcement matters. Also particularly adept in the enforcement of IP rights through customs actions.

    Chambers & Partners Europe, 2017
  • Petoševic’s IP practice displays an ‘excellent understanding of trade mark law’.

    Legal 500 EMEA, 2016
  • Renowned for its adept handling of prosecution for international clients, PETOŠEVIĆ is a lambent star in the Croatian sky – thanks in no small part to its constellation of 14 further offices across Central and Eastern Europe. More recently, it has also become a common sight in the enforcement arena.

    WTR 1000 Rankings, 2016
  • Broad regional network of dedicated IP offices offering high levels of expertise in trade mark and patent protection as well as customs enforcements and domain name issues. Acts as local counsel for international law firms on patent and trade mark prosecutions in Croatia.

    Chambers & Partners Europe, 2016